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IT Delivery Manager - London

Virgin Active
£55k - £65k
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

IT Delivery Manager - London

Virgin Active have long committed to inspiring both new and current members to live an active life. Our people are dedicated to delivering amazing fitness experiences and service throughout our clubs. We ensure that our people are supported by the very best IT Team, which is why we are looking for a Delivery Manager to join our UK team.

This Delivery Manager will be responsible for a portfolio of projects. They will manage a mixture of technological business projects of diverse sizes and will be pivotal in ensuring these are delivered within time, cost and quality criteria as well as being mindful of the wider business context and the impact of the project.

The role

  • Ability to work with a range of internal IT teams encompassing a variety of disciplines, including a variety of disciplines, including Testing/Quality assurance, Business Analysis, Application Support, Networks and Infrastructure, Security and Service Delivery teams including end user Compute.
  • Assisting the European Head of Delivery in establishing standards and processes for IT delivery for both waterfall and agile delivery.
  • Ensuring individual initiatives are setup for success, monitored, tracked and reported on (waterfall agile or DevOps) with appropriate and effective governance.
  • Day to day management of project and delivery risks & issues, understanding the risk context and demonstrating a range of risk management and mitigation techniques and controls.
  • Working with a range of teams including business analysts to develop business cases and ensuring a smooth rollout of business change with relevant stakeholders.
  • Producing, tracking, managing and reporting on project budgets creating tailored reports that are targeted at different levels of key stakeholders.


  • 7 Years experience with an appropriate business, IT or PM qualification or qualified by experience.
  • Extensive experience in the delivery of projects across the whole IT/IS landscape (Infra, Systems and Web/Mobile Dev).
  • Expert demonstratable working knowledge of Project methodologies, Waterfall, Agile, Lean and their interdependecies.
  • Extensive experience of managing Capex budgets.
  • Experience of creating and running procurement and vendor selection exercises.
  • Demonstratable experience and understanding of TCO and ROI in relation to the selection and delivery of projects.
  • Persuasive skills and strong stakeholder management combined with hi EI and soft skills in the project delivery space.

Our Perks

  • 25 days (excluding bank holidays) annual leave – and we want you take them.
  • Access to Scottish Widows Pensions, with us matching contribution up to 5%.
  • Complimentary Virgin Active membership for you and a buddy. You can also get free membership for a child too, ability to take advantage of our Club V.
  • We want you to love Virgin Active like we do, so you get discounts across Virgin active – everything from guest passes to 50% off PT sessions.
  • You will join Virgin Family - where not only can you  communicate with your colleagues across Virgin Group, but also many discounts (including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Holidays and Virgin Media/O2).
  • Managing finances can be difficult, so we offer access to Salary Finance. They can support you with loans and savings plans, as well as help you become a personal finance expert.
  • Mental health is a cornerstone of wellbeing. Our BUPA employer assistance programme is there when you need a helping hand with 4 free counselling sessions.
  • We know finding a new home to rent can be stressful. We partner with Dexters who offer complimentary corporate letting services – meaning no tenant charges.
  • Access to ePoints, offering loads of online discounts to retailers such as Amazon, ASOS and Gym Shark.
  • Always wanted to take that yoga course? Well VA offer discount on all their Academy courses, trained by the very best.


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